2020 Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs Analysis

UndergraduateGraduatePer Credit HourEarning After Graduation
For academic year 2019-2020, undergraduate tuition & fees at MCAD is $40,396. The undergraduate 2020-2021 estimated tuition & fees at Minneapolis College of Art and Design is $41,714. The 2020 undergraduate tuition has been risen by 3.26% from the previous year.The Living costs increased by 1.60% from the previous year for both on-campus and off-campus stay. The undergraduate tuition and fees at Minneapolis College of Art and Design are little bit higher than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($37,667 - Private (not-for-profit) School of art, music, and design).
2019-2020 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
YearTuition & FeesOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2018-2019$39,120$10,146
2019-2020$40,396$10,308
Change % 2019-20203.26%1.60%
2020-2021$41,714$10,473
***The estimated 2020-2021 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
For graduate school, the tuition and fees are $40,396 for academic year 2019-2020. The estimated graduate school tuition & fees at MCAD is $41,714 for academic year 2020-2021. The 2020 undergraduate tuition has been risen by 3.26% from the previous year. The graduate tuition and fees at Minneapolis College of Art and Design are little bit higher than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($38,273 - Private (not-for-profit) School of art, music, and design).
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & Fees
YearTuition & FeesOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2018-2019$39,120$10,146
2019-2020$40,396$10,308
Change % 2019-20203.26%1.60%
2020-2021$41,714$10,473
***The estimated 2020-2021 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
Below table describes the cost per credit hour for part-time students and full-time students who take additional courses more than regular credit hours at MCAD.
Per Credit Hour Charge (2019-2020)
YearCost Per Credit Hour
Undergraduate2018-2019$1,612
2019-2020$1,665
2020-2021$1,720
Graduate2018-2019$1,612
2019-2020$1,665
2020-2021$1,720
Next table summarizes the average earning by years after graduation for Minneapolis College of Art and Design graduates. After 6 years of graduation, the mean earning is $32,700 and, after 10 years of graduation, the mean earning is $43,200 for Minneapolis College of Art and Design graduates.
Mean Earning After Graduation By Time
TotalMaleFemale
6 Years After Graduation$32,700$33,400$32,300
7 Years After Graduation$30,200--
8 Years After Graduation$36,700--
9 Years After Graduation$36,200--
10 Years After Graduation$43,200$46,500$40,500

MCAD 4 Years Tuition

Tuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Based on 4-years changes on tuition & fees, we estimate 4 year tuition at MCAD for future and perspective students . For the students who admit in Fall 2020, the estimated 4 year tuition is $171,436. The estimation excludes the book, supplies, and living costs and before receiving any financial aid. See the other tabs for estimating 4 year total costs of attendance and after financial aid. Next table shows the 4 year tuition & fees estimation for next 5 admission years at Minneapolis College of Art and Design.
4 Years Tuition & Fees at Minneapolis College of Art and Design
Admission YearFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2024Fall 2020$41,358$42,343$43,351$44,384$171,436
Class of 2025Fall 2021$42,343$43,351$44,384$45,441$175,518
Class of 2026Fall 2022$43,351$44,384$45,441$46,523$179,698
Class of 2027Fall 2023$44,384$45,441$46,523$47,631$183,978
Class of 2028Fall 2024$45,441$46,523$47,631$48,765$188,359
Below table shows the 4 year estimation of total costs of attendance (COA) at Minneapolis College of Art and Design. It includes the tuition & fees, books & supplies costs, room & board charges, and other living expenses. For the students who admit in Fall 2020, the estimated 4 year COA is $229,296. Next table shows the 4 year COA estimation for next 5 admission years at Minneapolis College of Art and Design.
4 years COA at Minneapolis College of Art and Design
Admission YearFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2024Fall 2020$55,150$56,573$58,035$59,537$229,296
Class of 2025Fall 2021$56,573$58,035$59,537$61,079$235,225
Class of 2026Fall 2022$58,035$59,537$61,079$62,663$241,315
Class of 2027Fall 2023$59,537$61,079$62,663$64,291$247,570
Class of 2028Fall 2024$61,079$62,663$64,291$65,962$253,995
Last year, 98 students ( 13.23% of enrolled undergraduate students) received the grant or scholarship aid. It includes any financial aid from federal government, state, local, institute, and other sources known by the institution. It excludes the federal/private student loans. After receiving the financial aid, the net price for 4 year is $148,960. Next table shows the 4 year COA estimation with financial aid for next 5 admission years at Minneapolis College of Art and Design.
4 years COA with Financial Aid at Minneapolis College of Art and Design
Admission YearFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2024Fall 2020$35,066$36,489$37,951$39,453$148,960
Class of 2025Fall 2021$36,489$37,951$39,453$40,995$154,889
Class of 2026Fall 2022$37,951$39,453$40,995$42,579$160,979
Class of 2027Fall 2023$39,453$40,995$42,579$44,207$167,234
Class of 2028Fall 2024$40,995$42,579$44,207$45,878$173,659

2020 Tuition, Fees, and Living Cost Tables and Charts

Next tables and charts illustrate the 2020 tuition, fees, books & supplies, and living costs in detail. We provide the previous 5 years costs so that you can check the increased amounts of each cost item and estimate future year costs. In addition, you can check the financial aid amount including grant, scholarship, and federal student loans for last five years. Use left menu to explore the tuition and college costs information at Minneapolis College of Art and Design.
Tuition & Fees | Financial Aid
Minneapolis College of Art and Design 2020 Costs of Attendance
Tuition & FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs
Undergraduate$40,396$3,060 $10,308
Graduate$40,396 $3,060$10,308

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